Latest Interviews on Medindia
Professional Ballet Dancer
Jacqui Greene Haas is a former professional ballet dancer with several dance schools including Boston Ballet, Southern Ballet Theatre, Tampa Ballet, New Orleans Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet. She has been the athletic trainer for Cincinnati Ballet since 1989 and is currently the supervisor of performing arts medicine at Mercy Health Orthopedics and Sports Rehabilitation in Cincinnati. Jacqui's successful outreach program includes working closely with numerous local dance studios, teaching injury prevention and providing screenings and dance conditioning workshops.
Dr. Gopi Chellan, Diabetic Foot & Podiatry Consultant works at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad. He works towards managing diabetic foot wound and lower limb complications due to diabetes.
Director, Neonatology at Fortis La Femme and the co-founder of Amaara
BMF was co-founded by Dr. Raghuram Mallaiah, Director, Neonatology, Fortis La Femme and co-founder Amaara, and Dr. Ankit Srivastava co-founder Amaara in 2015 with the aim to establish human milk banks across India to provide breast milk for the most vulnerable babies.
Centre Head of Wockhardt Hospital
Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central has distributed free 2000 first aid kits along with a first aid guide booklet in South Mumbai. Wockhardt is a 350-bedded multi-specialty tertiary care hospital in Mira Road, in South Mumbai. Dr. Parag Rindani, Centre Head of Wockhardt Hospital.
Senior Medical Officer at YRG CARE
Dr. Pradeep was awarded the Fogarty International Scholarship Program for Infectious Diseases through NIH and Brown University and is the Principal Investigator for Hepatitis B and C clinical trials.
Founder Secretary of the MS Society
Dr. Dolly Khanna, an MS patient and the Founder Secretary of the MS Society, Chennai Chapter.
Chief Nutritionist at N-lite Nutrition and Health Consultancy Pvt Ltd
Dr. Neha Gupta, Chief Nutritionist at N-lite Nutrition and Health Consultancy Pvt Ltd, talks about food adulteration in India and provides some detailed tips to identify adulterated food.
Adjunct Professor at the Department of Pathology, Oklahoma University Health Science Center.
Dr. Nath is a senior scientist with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) and gained International fame through this landmark study that analyzed more than 17,000 human DNA samples.
Dr. Mufazal Lakdawala, Chairperson of The Institute of Minimal Asurgical Sciences and Research C,Bariatric surgeon in Saifee Hospital.
Senior neurologist at Dr. MGR Medical University and then at Sri Ramachandra Medical College
Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran worked for The World Health Organization in 1974. He was a senior neurologist at Dr. MGR Medical University and then at Sri Ramachandra Medical College. He is currently in the faculty selection committee at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Secretary, Hemophilia Society, Chennai Chapter
I am a 47 year old person with Hemophilia. During my school days, I used to get admitted in CMC, Vellore for treatment. It was very painful. After my education I joined a publication company. In the year 1998, I came across Hemophilia Society - Madras Chapter. It was a turning point and I learnt more about the disorder and understood the various needs of the hemophilia community. Beginning as a volunteer, I went on to become the Secretary and the Key-Person of the Chapter and Executive Committee Member of Hemophilia Federation (India).
Chairman & Executive Chairman of the Cancer Institute (WIA)
Dr. V.Shantha, present Chairman & Executive Chairman of the Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai. A well-known and distinguished doctor, she committed her life to improving the lives of cancer patients. Dr V.Shanta was born in a distinguished scientific family, her maternal grandfather's brother was Sir. C.V.Raman and her mother's brother was Shri. Chandrashekar, both Nobel Laureates.
Director, The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).
Dr. B.N.Gangadhar, Director, The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), on his pioneering groundbreaking research on Parkinson's.
WHO resource person for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Dr. Abhishek Srivastava, the WHO resource person for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to get an Indian perspective about this development disorder.
Course Director at Mohan Foundation
Dr. Sumana Navin, who is the Course Director at Mohan Foundation, a well-known organization committed to the cause of organ donation. Dr. Sumana is busy delivering lectures across the country, educating healthcare professionals about organ donation and transplantation, and training transplant co-ordinators. She developed the course content for the Transplant Coordinators' Training Programme and is the editor for the Indian Transplant Newsletter.
Department of Neurology and Head of Research
Dr Jeyaraj DuraiPandian is a Professor at the Department of Neurology and Head of Research, Betty Cowan Research & Innovation Centre at The Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. He is involved in extensive stroke research in India, improving patient care and raising awareness about the condition.
Dr Ranjana writes about the emotional aspect of healthcare like the trauma of a refugee widowed mother who has been diagnosed with cancer and two very young children to care for. Her articles enjoy wide readership and she has written for The Guardian, Time, The Week, The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet. Dr Ranjana writes extensively about doctor-patient relationship and the art of Medicine.
Dr. Peter Nelson, a member of the Human Biology, Clinical Research and Public Health Sciences divisions at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and senior and corresponding author of the study
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Colin C. Pritchard, Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine, and Associate Director of the Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory at the University of Washington School of Medicine the first author of the study
Dr Dharini Krishnan about the significance of the study and the eating patterns followed in India. Dr Dharini Krishnan is a Consultant Dietitian from Chennai and has appeared in popular shows on Nutrition, creating awareness about healthy eating.